Hon. Albert F. Del Rosario
SECRETARY of FOREIGN AFFAIRS
H. E. BELEN F. ANOTA
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FILIPINO APOSTOLIC NUNCIO IN AUSTRALIA
His Excellency Archbishop Adolfo Tito Yllana, Filipino, arrived in Canberra on 30 April 2015 to assume his post as the Papal Nuncio to Australia.
Archbishop Yllana will celebrate Masses at St. Christopher’s Cathedral, Manuka on 31 May and 28 June 2015 at 11:00am. The Nuncio and Archbishop Christopher Prowse will concelebrate the mass on Sunday, 31 May 2015 at 11:00am, Trinity Sunday.
A Welcome Reception by the Embassy and the Filipino Community in Canberra will be held on Sunday, 31 May 2015, 12:30 to 2:30pm at the Conference Room, Rheinberger Function Centre, corner Weston and Loch Streets in Yarralumla. All Filipinos, Catholics and non-Catholics, are invited to warmly welcome the Apostolic Nuncio.
The Embassy also wishes to enjoin everyone to attend the Masses to be celebrated by Archbishop Yllana on the above dates.
Thank you for your kind support and cooperation.
The Embassy wishes to encourage all Filipinos to visit the Facebook page of the Philippine Calidad Humana Movement:
The Movement, which was spearheaded by the Energy Development Corporation, First Philippine Holdings, Lopez Group Foundation, Inc., and the University of Asia and the Pacific, aims to preserve and strengthen a host of positive and constructive qualities as humility, simplicity, friendliness, hospitality and many others, which Filipinos are known for.
PUBLIC NOTICE – LOST PASSPORTS OF CHARLES LOUIS G. LARA AND BENITO G. LAURENIO
The Philippine Embassy is in possession of the following Philippine passports:
Messrs. Lara and Laurenio are requested to contact the Philippine Embassy at (02) 6273 2535 ext. 231 for instructions on how to claim their lost passports.
8TH WORLD AUTISM AWARENESS DAY
The Embassy wishes to inform everyone of the enclosed letter dated 13 March 2015 from Ms. Carmen R. Zubiaga, Acting Executive Director of the National Council on Disability Affairs (NCDA) regarding the observance of the “8th World Autism Awareness” on 02 April 2015, adopting the theme “Employment: The Autism Advantage”. Read more:
MOBILE MISSIONS IN PERTH AND MELBOURNE SERVICE OVER 2000; EMBASSY TO CONDUCT MISSION IN DARWIN AND ADELAIDE IN MAY
30 March 2015 – For the first quarter of 2015, the Philippine Embassy successfully conducted its first mobile missions in Perth on 15 – 17 January and Melbourne on 19 – 22 March 2015, servicing a total of 2,009 individuals. Read more:
PROMOTION OF PHILIPPINES AT THE 2015 NATIONAL MULTICULTURAL FESTIVAL IN CANBERRA
17 March 2015- The Philippine Embassy participated at the three-day 2015 National Multicultural Festival in Canberra on 13-15 February 2015 to promote the Philippines. Embassies and High Commissions including the Philippines were allotted a one-day display stall on Saturday, 14 February 2015. Read more:
PHILIPPINE EMBASSY LADIES STAND IN SOLIDARITY FOR GENDER EQUALITY
In a gesture of solidarity with the world’s women, the Philippine Embassy’s lady officers and employees attended the International Women’s Day (IWD) Lunch organized by UN Women Australia at the National Convention Centre on 5 March 2015. Read more:
EMBASSY STRENGTHENS COOPERATION WITH ACRATH TO COMBAT HUMAN TRAFFICKING
In efforts to better understand and respond to human trafficking cases, the Philippine Embassy invited Sr. Angela Reed, RSM, and Mrs. Marietta Latonio as guest speakers on the topic “Understanding Trafficking as Exploiting Vulnerability: Giving Voice to Filipino Trafficked Women.” Read more: